Tag: Landon Donovan

DONOVAN: THE EUROS HAS BEEN EXCITING TO WATCH

Before the start of the Euros 2020 tournament, there was a lot of hype about it being a very interesting one to watch and it attracted a lot of attention and interest from football fans across the world, especially in Europe. So far, there has not been anything different from what was anticipated, as things have gone as expected. The competition has unveiled a lot of surprises, excitement, shock, and heartbreak already even though the quarter-final fixtures are yet to be fully decided.

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In terms of shock, France were the latest side to be eliminated from the competition after a penalty shootout against Switzerland decided their fate on Monday night. The Swiss team deserves a lot of praise for their comprehensive performance against the French team after coming level against a much better France side despite going down 3-1 at some point in the game. All of the ingredients that a standard international tournament should possess have been unveiled at the Euros already and there’s expected to be more as England take on Germany on Tuesday to determine the lady team that will play in the quarter-finals.
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DONOVAN: TOP TALENTS EMERGING FROM THE UNITED STATES

Former footballer of the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT), and a soccer legend, Landon Donovan has revealed that he is delighted to see how some top young football players are emerging from the country, adding that he believes that even more players will find their way to fame from the country in the next few years as long as they can continue to showcase their talents. Donovan is a well-recognized legend of the sport not only in the US but in world football for his contributions and achievements during his playing career.

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Although he has now ventured into management, he says that he still does a follow-up of some of the players who are gradually working hard to find their way to recognition and has advice then to keep up with the good work because it is only a matter of time before they get noticed as long as they have the talent and the right attitude as well.
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DONOVAN SAYS COACHING CAREER BOOSTED HIS PASSION

United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) legend Landon Donovan has revealed that he has developed more passion for football due to his current position as a manager in the sport. Donovan recently revealed this in the latest interview where he gave out a couple of other pieces of information about his personal life and career journey.

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He is currently gearing up and planning to enter his second year in professional management in football and says that his current phase has taught him a couple of things he did not know as a player and that he will continue trying to learn new dynamics to the game in a bid to become an even better manager than he was a footballer.
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LANDON DONOVAN OFFERS A SOLUTION TO RACISM AND ABUSE

While the different football governing bodies including FIFA, UEFA, the England FA, as well as other football associations of other countries are waging a strong battle against racism, it is disheartening that a lot of people out there still derive pleasure and fun in making racist chants, comments, remarks, statements, and gestures on black people.

There have been situations when the moods of players change immediately, they discover that racist words and gestures are being directed at them. The action builds a spot in the players’ heads and minds and affects not just their overall output on the pitch but also their personal lives and mental well-being. (more…)

Landon Donovan is Talking about Dallas Sidekicks and Matchup of Sunday

On Sunday, Landon Donovan the legend of US national team reached to (AEC) Allen Events Center as a part of the (SDS) San Diego Sockers for playing the Dallas Sidekicks. Donovan has played only three games so far for the new team; he has been informed about the competition between the clubs.

Donovan said, “My teammates are talking about all this a lot. The things become clear to me at the very time, I was signed. I was listening to some old players in the team who were talking about some rivalries, including Dallas.”
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LEON PARTS WAYS WITH DONOVAN

United States national soccer team legend Landon Donovan may call time on his  playing career anytime from now as Liga MX club side, Leon have announced his departure.

Club Leon have made the much-anticipated announcement that they have parted ways with Landon Donovan, which could be marking an end to his playing career.
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Landon Donovan: ‘Logical’ For Multiple Games With MLS, Liga MX Pages

According to the reports, Landon Donovan said that he has a strong belief that a potential league of North American that has performing teams from the United States and Mexico would be beneficial to sports in both countries as it will encourage the sport and more youth will be attracted toward it.

“To me, it is the thing that holds logic, and this is because they are the best leagues in this part of the world, they have some of the biggest players if we want better and good competition with Europe and parts of South America, I think it is important,” Donovan said this in an interview to media recently. Donovan won a record six MLS Cups and is both the all-time top scorer of the league and assistant leader. He wrapped his club career with a season on Liga MX side Leon.
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Landon Donovan Captured On Camera Peeing During Training

American soccer legend and former Toffees star Landon Donovan was captured on camera doing number one during a training session. The international retired star’s action sparked a mini controversy online as to his actions.

The 36-year old was captured on tape clearly peeing on a tree at the training ground of Leon – his new club after leaving Los Angeles Galaxy. His teammates were stretching right in front of him. One of the debates during the online controversy is that this is not the first time he has been caught on tape relieving himself during training. (more…)

SWANSEA CAN BE AN AMERICAN CLUB

Landon Donovan wants to help make Premier League side Swansea City “America’s club.” Donovan, 35, was named an adviser by Swansea owners Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien after they acquired the club last summer.

The former U.S. international recently made his first visit to Swansea, and said he wants to help expand the club’s profile around the globe.
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